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Our FAQ section provides answers to the most frequently asked questions about applications. Whether you are an experienced professional or a graduate looking for the right career start – here you will find an overview of the most important information.

Application & application process

Are the vacancies up to date and are there application deadlines?

The vacancies on our homepage are up to date. As soon as a position has been staffed, we will remove it from the homepage.

How can I find out more about the start date of the vacancy?

Unless otherwise stated in the job description, our vacancies are generally intended to be filled as soon as possible.

When does it make sense to apply?

When applying, you should always make sure that most of the requirements listed in the job advertisement are covered by your curriculum vitae. If prerequisites are preceded by words such as “ideally” or “desirable”, they do not constitute a mandatory requirement.

What should I look out for when applying?

You should upload a CV, your most recent university degree or apprenticeship qualification and relevant professional references (such as recommendations and certificates). If you wish, you can also attach a photo.

Is it possible to apply for several positions at the same time?

You can apply as often as you like. The applications are summarized in your profile in our applicant management system.

Can I send an initiative application to ENTIRETEC?

If you have not found a suitable position among the current vacancies, you can of course also send us an initiative application. Please state your preferred area and the earliest possible starting date.

I had already applied once before. Can I apply again?

You are very welcome to apply to us again. Each time we check whether your experience, skills and competencies match the job profile.

Should I enclose a cover letter with my application?

No, in most cases we no longer need a cover letter. If so, this is explicitly mentioned in the job advertisements.

How do I apply for a job at ENTIRETEC?

We only accept online applications. To apply, please use our link to the online application form, which you will find under the respective job advertisement. Alternatively, you can apply to us directly by email or with your LinkedIn/ Xing profile. If you have any questions, please contact Anne Pötzsch.

How long does the online application take?

You will need a maximum of 5 minutes to complete the application. You can also just upload your LinkdIn/ Xing profile if you don’t have your application documents to hand.

What do I need to bear in mind when uploading my documents?

Save your documents as a PDF if possible. Depending on the type of document, other file formats may also be useful. We recommend bundling your documents in a digital application folder or multi-page PDF. The total size of all your files should not exceed 15 MB.

Will I be informed about the successful submission of my application?

Each time an application is successfully sent, the sender will receive a confirmation e-mail to the address provided within 24 hours. If you do not receive this, your submission was unsuccessful or the e-mail address you provided is incorrect. In this case, please use the contact form to get in touch with us.

How long do I have to wait for a response to my application?

We will get back to you within a week. On average, we conduct a telephone interview within 3 days of receiving your application.

Where can I view the current status of my application?

If you have applied via the online application form, you can view the current status of your application at any time under Status query. You can find the link to this in your confirmation email. If you have applied otherwise, your contact person will be happy to answer any questions you may have.

How long does the application process take in total?

It takes an average of 4-5 weeks from receipt of the application to signing the contract. Depending on the availability of the parties (you and company representatives), it may take a little less or more time.

Who is my contact person during the application process?

Michaela Kunstmann, Head of Human Resources, is available to answer your questions throughout the application process. You can reach her by phone at +49.351.41355.848 or by e-mail at

Job interview

What types of job interviews are there?

The first step is usually a telephone interview with our recruiter. If the profile is still interesting after the telephone interview, a personal appointment will be arranged. This will take place in Dresden or Jena, depending on where you live. Alternatively, it could also be realized as a video conference.

How long do the interviews last?

A telephone interview usually lasts 20-30 minutes. For an interview (in person or by video), you should plan on about 1 hour.

Is there an opportunity to get to know the future team?

After the interview, you will have the opportunity to get to know your new colleagues. You will also gain an insight into the day-to-day work of the department. The team meeting usually lasts 1 to 2 hours.

Apprenticeship & dual study program

How long before I start my training or studies should I apply?

Training and studies generally begin in the fall of each calendar year. You should apply early, about a year in advance. You can either apply for an available position or send us your application on your own initiative.

What school-leaving qualification is required for an apprenticeship?

Depending on the apprenticeship, different requirements may have to be met. However, you should have at least an ” Intermediate school leaving certificate”. You can find the respective requirements in the job advertisements or on the website of the vocational school.

What apprenticeships are on offer?

Generally, we train IT specialists in the fields of application development and system integration

Which vocational school does ENTIRETEC cooperate with as part of the training program?

We have been working successfully with the BSZET in Dresden for many years. Accordingly, the training will take place exclusively in Dresden.

What school-leaving qualification is required for a dual study program?

You should have a university entrance qualification. If you have a higher education entrance qualification or a subject-restricted higher education entrance qualification that is not relevant to the dual study program, please enclose proof that you have passed the university entrance test with your application.

Does ENTIRETEC also offer internships for retrainees?

We will be happy to support you with the realization of the internship as part of your retraining as an IT specialist for system integration. Ideally, you can start your career with us straight away.


We are looking for technology freaks, solution finders, career changers, high-flyers, newcomers, experienced, knowledge-hungry and organizational talents. Because motivated employees count for our success!

Our ENTIRETEC world guarantees one thing above all: variety and diversity in everyday working life, continuous development and exciting customer projects in a wide range of industries.

Your contact person

Do you have any questions about career opportunities or the application process? Contact us today:


Sebastian Kirk – Recruiter & Talent Manager

Michaela Kunstmann
Head of Human Resources

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